Daily Archives: March 28, 2012

Washington: A Life

Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow 2010 / 928 pages rating 9.5 (about as high as I’ll give a biography) The life of George Washington has been mythologized almost to the point of fiction over the centuries and it is … Continue reading

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Zuleika Dobson

Zuleika Dobson by Max Beirbohm 1919 / 170 pages rating – 8   (in large part for originality) When the Oxford College Warden’s granddaughter comes to visit him at school all the men fall in love with her at first … Continue reading

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